The revolutionary way to collimate your instrument is with OCAL, the new smart device that allows you to collimate your Newtonian telescope via your computer in a simple, precise and fast way.
The collimation of a reflecting telescope is a problem that astronomers must solve. OCAL electronic collimator is an electronic device developed by Chaoxing Astronomy to calibrate the collimation of reflective telescopes. Its main function is to mark several calibration circles through software to achieve the purpose of collimation.
Difference between OCAL and OCAL PRO OCAL OCAL PRO Laptop Use (for Windows) Yes Yes Android/ iOS via OTG Adapter No Yes Newton Collimation Yes Yes SC Collimation No Yes RC Collimation No Yes (test mode)
Each collimator has a very high level of pixel accuracy, thanks to OCAL high quality control.
The installation takes place via T2 thread (M42x0.75) to minimize the installation errors. Collimation errors that are often caused by human different visual axis can be completely eliminated with OCAL technology.
The product solves the problem of collimation even on large telescopes, thanks to the collimation assistance feature the result is shown immediately on the screen.
Quick and easy: Collimate your instrument in just 4 steps!
The product can check if the center mark on the primary mirror is made correctly or not.
You can also use the screenshot feature to save the result of the collimation.
The PRO version comes with a new packaging and many other functions!
The PRO version includes an adapter from T2 to M48 and a 1.25 "adapter for easier installation.
Thanks to the mobile version of the software, it's now possible to use an Android or Apple device with OTG adapters to collimate a telescope directly from a smartphone!
Scope of Delivery:
Adapter T2/M48 and 2"
Note: The OTG adapter for Android is not included in the original scope of delivery!
Tips and tricks: If the screen goes black after a few seconds
in the Android version. Place your finger on the app icon. Select App
Info. In the sub-item Other authorisation, tick the box for Display on
lock screen. If the Windows version cannot be installed on your
computer, please install the corresponding software from the OCAL
download folder. This is called VC_redist.xt.x64 or VC_reddist.x86.
Please choose the version for your operating system. In some cases it is
necessary to download the missing DLL file from microsoft.
Unfortunately, some computers are missing the necessary service packs. You can find the files here: https://www.microsoft.com/de-DE/download/details.aspx?id=26999
OCAL electronic collimator - The revolutionary way to collimate your instrument is with OCAL,
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